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Journal Club

Join us for the AAMC Journal Club – we’ll agree, we’ll disagree, we’ll laugh, we’ll learn. Journal Clubs are a fun and interesting way to improve knowledge of current research, apply research and best practice models to nursing practice and discuss clinical issues.

At the next Journal Club…

The development and implementation of a new respiratory care protocol marks a significant change in the way care is provided to patients with respiratory impairments. At the April Journal Club, learn more about the role of the Respiratory Therapist in the implementation of the protocol. Education on the proper administer of a meter dose inhaler (MDI) will also be reinforced at this presentation.

Evidence-based Respiratory Care Protocol
Monday, April 21, 2014
2-3 pm
Rotary Room
Presented by Lenny Nyangwara, MSM, RRT, Manager of Respiratory Care Services

Access the article here: Physician-ordered aerosol therapy versus respiratory therapist-driven aerosol protocol 

Journal Club 2014 Dates

The AAMC Journal Club is always held on the third Monday of the month, from 12-1pm in the Rotary Room. Here’s the 2014 schedule:

FY2014 Journal Club Topic Presenter and Article 4

To view the 2013 Journal Club offerings and dates, click here.

Archive: Jounal Club articles

Perioperative Management of Sleep Apnea (March 2014)

Baccalaureate Education in Nursing and Patient Outcomes (Feb 2014)

Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke (Jan 2014)

Frequency of Hallway Ambulation by Hospitalized Older Adults on Medical Units of an Academic Hospital (Dec 2013) 

ASPAN’s Evidence Based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and/or Management of PONV/PDNV (Oct 2013)

Bullying, Harassment and Horizontal Violence in the Nursing Workforce (Sept 2013)

Clinical Practice Guidelines and Research Updates on Hospital Acquired Infections (August 2013)

ACE Star Model (July 2013)